Another new round of fraudulent USDOT letters dated October 6, 2014 are starting to circulate among motor carriers. The letters appear to be from the “U.S. Department of Transportation Procurement Office” and signed by a fictitious name of “Douglas GEIGER – Senior Procurement Officer”. The letters are attempting to obtain banking information from the targeted companies.
Please be advised of the possibility of this fraudulent financial data collection activity beginning again and to be suspicious when being asked for banking information from anyone. Download the Fraud Alert Flier for this case.